14 individuals have examined optimistic for the COVID-19 virus following the resurgence of the lethal pandemic in Akwa Ibom state.
The Commissioner for Well being Prof Augustine Umoh who disclosed this newsmen on Thursday in Uyo suggested the residents and residents to make sure they observe the COVID- 19 protocols notably, common washing of palms, use of facemasks and hand sanitizers social distancing because the mode of transmission has not modified.
Umoh stated his Ministry has already commenced contemporary public enlightenment marketing campaign to create consciousness of the resurgence, including that the laboratories have been ready for testing
He pressured that although state authorities by has made enough preparations to deal with the pandemic, there was want for residents to assist governent effort by defending themselves from contracting the illness and averting its escalation.
His phrases: “We’ve about 14 energetic instances within the state. We aren’t stunned. What’s vital now could be for us to get to the previous tempo that assisted us to deliver the variety of sufferers down.
“As I converse, the 14 instances that we’ve got now are on dwelling isolation and monitoring. The method of contact tracing has recommenced.
The illness remains to be transmitted by private contact , nasal passage , air.
“The amenities are prepared, medicaments are in place whereas contact tracing mechanism has been reactivated. The laboratories testing have helped us to know those that are optimistic for isolation.
“What we’re doing now could be public enlightenment to make it possible for folks come to phrases with the truth that that is taking place in AKwa Ibom state “.